The Show Doctor is the first full-length book of magic from Jeff McBride, one of the great magicians of our time.
The Show Doctor includes:
Eleven of Jeff’s previously unpublished routines, including stage illusions, stand-up routines, manipulation, close-up magic, cards, and mentalism.
Revised versions of Jeff’s celebrated advice column published in MAGIC Magazine.
Many interviews and additional writings that extend Jeff’s thoughts on how magicians can improve their performances and have more successful careers.
Access to a website with over 30 minutes of new videos that supplement the book, plus additional essays.
If you love magic…if you want to perform excellent magic…then the prescription is clear: it is time to consult The Show Doctor!
“If you only read one magic book this year, make it The Show Doctor.”
– Lance Burton
“I truly believe that Jeff McBride is the best guide to improving your magic show in the world today.”
– Mac King
“Some magicians have asked me if I was going to write a sequel to my one and only book, Maximum Entertainment. In many ways I truly feel that sequel is what you are holding in your hands right now.”
– Ken Weber
Pages: 296 – 7.25″ x 10.25″ (27 X 19 cm) – Hardcover – Illustrations
“If you’re looking for advice from a true doctor of magic on how to improve just about every aspect of your “self” as a magician . . . you’ve come to the right place. The doctor is definitely in. 5 stars with a Stone Status of Complete and Total GEM! “
Jeff Stone, MagicReviewed.com 8/7/2012
“This is a must have book for your library. “
Christian, MyLovelyAssistant 11/21/2012
“Jeff McBride is unquestionably one of this era’s most influential magicians. His new book, The Show Doctor, may become one of the most influential books as well, both because of the content and the format. . . . It is as helpful and useful as Ken Weber’s Maximum Entertainment, which set the standard for show improvement lessons.”
Kleefeld, Jim, M-U-M Magazine 10/1/2012
“It’s a rare thing for a seasoned professional magician to release a book full of such great advice. And that’s why I think The Show Doctor will become an instant classic.”
Dillon, Farrell, Magic Magazine 10/1/2012
“If you already have 50 books on tricks, you can afford to read [this one] to get the most out of them. As prevention is better than cure, a visit to The Show Doctor may prevent an uncomfortable post mortem later.”
Britland, David, Genii Magazine 10/1/2012